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    September 7, 2010
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good this morning. just a head's up. a two-alarm fire has hillsdale road closed in both directions at this time. liberty heights avenue, also closed to traffic. so try to avoid that area this morning. as you check our drive times, northbound 95 looking good between route 100 and 395. no delays there. 29 through howard county. no problems. as you approach on the outer loop, only a 6 minute trip. this is going to be 70 at 79. traffic is moving very nicely in both directions. jamie, back to you. >> it is 5:00. college park has been in class a week. already we have three muggings. linda so with what's being done to protect students at the university of maryland. >> students are encouraged to walk in groups. posters have been put up in dorms reminding students that typical crime time happens between 2:00 and 4:00 in the
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morning. the latest attack happened over the weekend. a student was robbed on campus by four suspects who wanted his wallet. that student was hit several times in the face. on august 27, three students were robbed and assaulted while they were getting into a car in a hotel parking lot. police arrested a 15-year-old and believe there are more suspects. five suspects robbed a group of students at a bus stop. >> it's always a big deal for the freshman, because they don't know that much crime is happening so close. >> now at this point, police don't know if the incidents are related, but there's usually a spike in crime. students are encouraged to walk in groups. in the studio, linda so, abc2 news. in baltimore county, police are investigating after an officer shot a suspect. a man attacked an officer at the kings point square shopping
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center in randallstown monday morning. that man is in critical, but stable condition. police are trying to figure out why he might have attacked the officer in the first place. >> the subject appeared to be emotionally disturbed. he was distraught. attacked the officers. >> both officers involved are now on routine pay, or routine leave pending an outcome with the investigation. >> now police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a room at the renaissance yesterday afternoon. authorities say no foul play is suspected, but an autopsy will be conducted today. the person's name has not been released. police in baltimore county arrested a man. they say stole a hand grenade from a home near pikesville. authorities say lavar maurice rich was taken into custody yesterday in the city. police say before arresting rich, they found two guns and a
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hand grenade. rich is suspected in the home invasion, which happened just last month. three minutes after 5:00 right now. 63 degrees. today, they are running for fallen officers, firefighters, and volunteers killed on september 11. they are called tour of duty and they started their run in santa monica, california. more than 4500 miles from washington. last month, 32 firefighters from across the world began this emotional journey. yesterday, hundreds lined up to welcome the tour of duty. the first responders hope to be in new york city this coming saturday for the 9th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. these firefighters are looking past the pain and discomfort, hoping their efforts will help bring people together. >> we read emergency service workers, you can run as far as you want when you have motivation like that. i think that helps them. >> just before 4:00 this
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morning, we checked in and they were in howard county. they are from all over the world, the firefighters have come from australia, las vegas, new york, you name it. the group will arrive in washington, d.c. today. all right, we are counting down the days until the komen's maryland's race for the cure. it is set for sunday, october 3 in hunt valley. abc2 news will be live on air to broadcast the event. here's how you can register. head to our website at abc2news.com and look at the top of the page, click on lifestyle tab and scroll to the right. people evacuated by homes destroyed by wind driven wild fire. >> are you worried about the economy? a new poll shows more americans are and who they blame. i'm emily schmidt in
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washington. that story coming up. >> you are waking up this morning and wondering what temperatures are out there. we will see lots of sunshine. we'll show you what is going on now. the temperature at 62 degrees. ocean city around 71. those winds gusting up to 5 to 15 miles an hour. so it is going to be on the breezy side today. we are going to turn out to see lots of sunshine. we'll take you to the mta with curt. >> it is a smooth commute out on the rails this morning. mark train and light rail, metro subway on schedule. we'll have the buses and conversions including the 57 buses. also look for the 30 buses diverting. for the mta transit team, i'm curt.
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boulder. flames charred 3500 acres, forcing evacuations, there are homes of the firefighters who are battling those fires have been destroyed. now, the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good morning, everyone. yes, we are just talking about that fire story and we do have some conditions. we definitely do have a fire watch. let me show you the areas as we head towards the east. you can see this incompasses northeast maryland and southeast pennsylvania and also central and southern new jersey. a fire watch means it's critical fire conditions are forecasted to occur and this is in effect wednesday afternoon through wednesday evening. all in all, things are going to be dry, even as we go out today and even into tomorrow because the cold front is going to move through. it's going to be a dry cold
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front. maryland's most powerful radar is on, and it's going to stay that way as we go through the next several days, even as we go through tomorrow and thursday and friday. our next chance for showers won't roll in here, possibility as we go into the weekend. here's some more numbers for you. darlington temperatures coming in at 64 degrees. and district heights is at 67 degrees and those winds, not too bad, they will be picking up out of the south as we go throughout the day. that will bring in the more humidity and also warmer air as well. all right, let's send this over to kim brown, she has your traffic. >> some fire activity could impact you traffic wise as you make your way out the door. also, fire reported in columbia. closed between shadow lane and watch chain way this morning. you can use cedar lane to get around that. hillsdale road closed between bell avenue. garrison boulevard can get you
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around that. it is all wide open between st. paul street. exit, about a five minute ride there. also checking in without any problems. 8 minutes this morning between the beltway headed towards the toll plaza. this is going to be 95 at 395 making your way through baltimore city. as you see, traffic is flowing very nicely. maine goon megan and jamie, back to you. >> stealing the show at the world's largest technology fair. retailers are marketing items to help save you money. [ male announcer ] antiques can be nice. but you wouldn't want an antique computer. or an antique tv. ♪ or an antique remote control.
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14 minutes after 5:00, thanks for being here. the world's biggest technology fair. >> what's going on in berlin on the eastern shore? chief arrival that apple ipod and the 3d home tv, two of the biggest launches. let's take a look. >> walk across berlin's consumer electronics fair and it doesn't take long to see what this year's big craze is. three dimensional television.
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all big brands have come up with new models. there's no doubt that 3d is the future of television, but in the long run, do you really want to be sitting in front of the tube wearing one of these? therefore, a lot of companies are trying to develop a 3d television set without glasses. scanners constantly check the position of your eyes and adjust the frame to give you a 3d picture. >> it's based on men postcards or -- they have a very fine structure on them. >> researchers say it will take at least five years before the technology is ready for mass production. by then, you may have shot dozens of home movies with 3d camcorders that are just now hitting stores. >> we have one on the left side and one on the right side and two pictures coming in
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bringing together and then he can recognize it and calculate the 3d image and put two pictures to one picture and make a 3d picture out of it. > berlin's technology fair is one of the biggest in the world and it is celebrating its 50th anniversary. aside from tv's, many novelties catch the eye, like a whole range of new tablet computers looking to battle the ipad for market share. and new technology can help you save money, with appliances like this smart washing machine that times out what time of day electricity is cheapest. but watch it, we want to see some crazy gadgets. how about the magic kitchen where you run the kitchen by gesturing. some of these toys will never make it into production, but
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many of the things will shape the way we use technology in the way to come. cnn, berlin. >> i just want a washing machine that doesn't become imbalanced when you use it. retailers are marketing other gadgets. things such as caps that keep the fizz in open soda cans, so that would be neat. you know, so your soda won't go flat, basically. and they have a gizmo that helps blob out the last bit of tooth paste. these products will be staying power as americans try to stretch those dollars in these tough times. the saying goes, money can't buy you love, but it can buy a little happiness on the side. a new study finds people, the emotional well being increased along with their income, but the effect kind of leveled off after $75,000. folks earning more than that didn't have much improvement in their daily mood, but you know what? nice weather does all the time.
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here she is, lanette charles. >> in and out forecast certified most accurately maryland's doppler radar. >> nice weather, lots of sunshine. definitely improves the mood. that's what we have for today. yesterday was absolutely beautiful once again. that temperature came in at 82 degrees into baltimore. pittsburgh right around 78 degrees. yes, 70s this time of year. absolutely gorgeous. 87 into charleston. yes, this is our temperature for today. i'm forecasting and 88 is our temperature for tomorrow. we will start to get that warm air moving in across our area. as we check out our temperatures for the lows, we are looking at 62 degrees into baltimore. 56 into altoona. further to the north you go. 60 into pittsburgh. 58 degrees into charleston. those temperatures are going to escalate as we go throughout the day. the satellite and radar, yes, you're looking at this cold
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front. it's coming in as we go into tomorrow and the good news is, we aren't going to see any rain with it. we'll stay dry. as you look back towards the east, that high pressure has pushed off into the atlantic. clock wise flow is going to allow for us to get more humid today and also allow us to warm those temperatures up. the satellite and radar showing the gulf of mexico once again because tropical storm irmine made land fall 40 miles to the south of that into mexico. as you check out the forecast for us, that cold front moves in here as we go into tomorrow. we stay dry. you know what that cold front is going to do, it's going to drop temperatures down. the temperature around 87, mostly sunny, and warmer. by the time we hit tonight, the temperature is going to be around 67 degrees, mainly clear, and we will have a south breeze and by tomorrow, things looking stellar once again. especially if you like the warmer temperatures, around 88 degrees.
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we'll see an increase in humidity. it's not going to feel anything like july or august and we will start to get warmer. that temperature around 88 degrees. still plenty of sunshine in the forecast. kim brown, how is that traffic this morning? >> traffic actually looks very good so far. coming across the bay bridge this morning on the westbound span, some debris in the roadway could slow you up just a little bit. it's being reported as a minor issue. just some fire activity in baltimore city. closed in both directions between liberty heights and dell avenue. you can use glen oak avenue to get around that and in columbia, hamel drive also closed this morning because of a fire. as we look now at our cameras, you will see traffic is moving pretty freely. at least it was a moment ago. no issues around 695. as we check our drive times, no problems as you make your way on the outer loop, that's going to be a trip, the beltway, a 3 minute ride and no issues on
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the harbor tunnel throughway. 895 southbound looking good between the split and 395. jamie, back to you. today, how about a happy birthday to kyle delancy. doesn't that sound like a hollywood name? george clooney and kyle delancy star in a movie. happy birthday, kyle. we'll be talking about you when you have the top box at the movie that really does very, very well. >> all right. so if you are having a birthday, we want to say happy birthday to you on the air. send us an e-mail with an attached picture. all the information about who is celebrating a birthday so we can say happy birthday on the air. there's the information. happy birthday, all right, a terrible case of animal cruelty. >> the conditions were horrifying. i mean, it was absolute filth. you can't imagine what you saw in there. >> the story is going to upset you. how they were forced to live
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coming up.
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;?9óa my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout,
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and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress. well, after years of booing, now we have to cheer,
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tj haushmandzadeh is the latest raven. he signed a one-year deal with the ravens yesterday and now we have more ravens news. wide receiver, mark clayton has been traded to the st. louis rams for a draft pick. love mark clayton, what a class act he was. the ravens cut former heisman trophy winner. and the ravens kickoff the season monday night, they will be up there in jersey to take on the jets. game time will be at 7:00. and the orioles won for the first time this year in new york. beat the yankees 4-3. brian with his 8th win of the year. clutch hit from brian roberts. pitched a perfect 9th inning and really the orioles now are plain spoilers between the yanks and the rays. >> the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate and
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maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good morning, everyone. we are going to start you off on the right foot with lots of sunshine as we go throughout the day. we are going to warm things up. check out your seven-day forecast. a high around 87 degrees. so that is a bit warmer from yesterday and as we go into wednesday, still more of the same. that cold front is going to move through. it's going to be a dry one. we won't be seeing too much rain with that. by thursday and friday, we'll be dropping into the 70s. it's going to be cooler with a very cool start with temperatures in the 50s and then by the weekend, sunday, that's going to be our next chance for showers and a thunderstorm in the forecast as well. that temperature around 84 and by monday, more sunshine. temperature at 82 degrees. let's send this up to new york for tech bites. >> in today's tech bites, aol and ellen degeneres are teaming up. the website for the comedian's talk show will share traffic, content, and promotions with
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aol sites. the violent video game duo are back with their second game. dog days. jake was impressed, but warns it is not for children. >> there is unbelievable amounts of blood and gun play. you fight your way naked out of a mall. terrible things befall these characters. it's really gripping as a piece of story telling, but as a result, very much deserves its mature rating. >> kate lynch can be played on xbox 360 and play station. those are your tech bites, i'm rob nelson.
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now good morning maryland. >> all you're worried about is landing a job and all those trying to get a job are worried for you. the fire chief calls it the worst he has ever seen. >> and what's on her mind's mind? will she twist into a hurricane and where is she looking to land? good morning maryland, i'm jamie costello. >> and i'm megan pringle. thanks for joining us, it's september 7. >> nice day yesterday. >> beautiful day. nice day on sunday and saturday. can we keep it going? >> yes, we can keep it going for today. it will get warmer and humidity. we are going to have another nice day on tap. now more sunshine is getting warmer, more humid, increasing clouds by tomorrow because that's going to be courtesy of a cold front that moves through and we will cool back down by the end of